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Advanced Cancer Therapeutics’ PFK-158 Featured in CEO/CFO Magazine

Advanced Cancer Therapeutics (ACT), a privately held company dedicated to bringing new anti-cancer therapies to market, has been featured in the December 15, 2014 issue of CEO/CFO Magazine in which ACT President and CEO Randall B. Riggs discusses PFK-158, a first-in-man/first-in-class inhibitor of PFKFB3, an enzyme that controls glycolysis and that is overexpressed in most hematological and solid tumors.

Indiana Hospital Association recognizes Floyd Memorial

The Indiana Hospital Association (IHA) recognized Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in November for their work to reduce patient harm by 40 percent and readmissions by 20 percent over the past three years. The recognition is based on the results of a national campaign known as Partnership for Patients, created by the Centers for

Advanced Cancer Therapeutics’ PFK-158 Featured in CEO/CFO Magazine

Advanced Cancer Therapeutics (ACT), a privately held company dedicated to bringing new anti-cancer therapies to market, has been featured in the December 15, 2014 issue of CEO/CFO Magazine in which ACT President and CEO Randall B. Riggs discusses PFK-158, a first-in-man/first-in-class inhibitor of PFKFB3, an enzyme that controls glycolysis and that is overexpressed in most hematological and solid tumors.

Tax time: Getting your financial house in order

After the sticker shock that accompanied last year’s tax code regulations, many will be happy that 2014 is going out on a quieter note. However, there are still some changes and lingering questions about a number of extenders that could adversely impact your bottom line on both a personal and professional basis. Tony Jones, CPA,

Esslinger tapped to lead local Alzheimer’s Assoc.

DeeAnna Esslinger, a 10-year veteran of the Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, has been named executive director of the chapter, effective January 1, 2015. Esslinger will provide strategic direction and administrative oversight for the chapter, which employs 17 individuals and provides service and education programs for individuals, families, caregivers and

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Facing a federal funding cliff

Community health centers (CHC) , also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers, are the backbone of primary care infrastructure in the U.S. Beginning in the 1960’s, the community health center movement began with two health centers; one in rural Mississippi and another in a low income housing project in Boston as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty. Since that time, community health centers have grown steadily to serve more

Congress includes $25 Million increase for Alzheimer’s research

The 2015 government spending package, known as the ‘cromnibus,’ includes an increase of $25 million for the National Institute on Aging (NIA), with an expectation that much of the funding would support additional research into Alzheimer’s and dementia. The increase follows a similar $100 million bump included for Fiscal Year 2014 and underscores the bipartisan

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Facing a federal funding cliff

Community health centers (CHC) , also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers, are the backbone of primary care infrastructure in the U.S. Beginning in the 1960’s, the community health center movement began with two health centers; one in rural Mississippi and another in a low income housing project in Boston as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty. Since that time, community health centers have grown steadily to serve more

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Kentucky Medical Association sets 2015 legislative agenda

Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) joins hundreds of other supporters in urging our lawmakers to make a statewide smokefree workplace law a top priority during legislative session to protect millions of Kentucky workers from harmful secondhand smoke, improve health, and reduce healthcare costs. Although the 2015 session is considered a “short session,” early indications suggest leaders of the House and Senate will pursue robust agendas until the legislature finally adjourns on

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